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Sep 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
to mid-80s. northwest winds ten to 120. southern areas, down in parts of virginia, maybe southern maryland that cud get closer to 85. 53 to 63 tonight with clear to partly cloudy sky and a west wind at 5:00 and the west wind 7:18. i want to talk about the dew points the dry air that's around with dew points in the 40s to upper 50s. don't have a lot of moisture to work with. when the front comes through, it doesn't have a lot to work with. some showers off to the north in new jersey, new england. all we are seeing are high clouds streaming in from the midwest with temperatures in and around the metro. now down to 57 in reston. fairfax is 85. springfield is 62. portion county, brandywine, 60. andrews 61. columbia 60. crofton 59. montgomery county pair of 60s from gaithersburg and rockville. 65 national. dew point of 59. the winds light out of the south southwest at five and a few high clouds around. we'll expand the picture and you can see the clouds streaming in from the midwest with dying showers moving in to illinois. low pressure will perform in the midwest and head this way. a
ABC
Sep 10, 2010 6:00am EDT
in that stretch. in virginia there was an accident earlier on route 123 south of the occoquan river, in the southbound direction. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a r other top story, nine years after 9/11, religious tensions running high. at issue, an islamic cultural center near brown zeroth and eighth florida tester's protest. wiederkehr cultural center near ground zero. h-- and islamic cultural center. >> president obama and top military brass will remember the victims tomorrow. those military leaders are calling on pastor terry jones to cancel burning the qur'an tomorrow. that has caused a lot of controversy. there's confusion over an apparent deal that went bad. yesterday the pastor said that he called off the event after reaching a deal with the imam behind the ground zero mosque. >> i have his word that he will move ground zero mosque to a different location. >> but in new york the imam made clear that no deal has been struck. >> my major concern with moving muslim world will feel islam is under attack in america. >> i felt it was a sign from god that that was what we should d
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 11:00pm EDT
gridiron. west virginia and marshall, another fantastic finish. new chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? super amoled screen. six-axis 3d gaming and access to thousands of free apps. all in one ultra-thin package. you want it, we got it. the samsung fascinate. only at verizon. no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion to an independent claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking
NBC
Sep 11, 2010 6:00am EDT
emergency responders today, a new generation of firefighters is joining the ranks in virginia. fairfax county celebrated the 129th graduation yesterday. they graduated to officially become professional firefighters. all have completed training and skills, emergency medicine, and vehicular extraction. the graduation speaker, the secretary of safety. >>> you have a chance to protect yourself from identity theft. it runs from 8:00 to 11:00 this morning at the rockville campus of montgomery college. bring all of your documents you want shredded to parking lot 13 adjacent to the montgomery county school's offices at 8:50 manaqui drive. among the papers being expecteded, papers with staples and paper clips are accepted. and up to five card board boxes. and/or paper bags of personal papers. >>> and still ahead this hour -- an amazing scene of destruction. that's what the investigators are calling the rubble left after this week's massive explosion in california. the latest on what they think caused this deadly blast. >>> and police in one local county are turning your ♪ ♪ [ male announcer
NBC
Sep 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
. james madison on the road against 13th-ranked virginia tech. turns in the play of the game, scoring a 77 yard touchdown. dukes shocked the hokies, 21-16. virginia tech follows to 0-2. college park, maryland, freshman danny o'brien threw three touchdowns in the first half. maryland put up 370 yards of offense, crushing oregon state, 62-3. its highest scoring performance in 3r5 years. navy against georgia southern. not much offense in had game. dobbs's one yard touchdown proved to be the difference. 13-7. and in baseball nationals/marlins. espinoza made a diving catch. gets the runner at first. marlins beat the nationals, 4-1. coming up later today here on nbc 4, check out our countdown to kickoff special at noon previewing the big redskins/cowboys game. big day. >>> next up, news 4's reporter's notebo notebook. we'll be back in 15 minutes with the morning's top stories and your sunday forecast. for now here's pat lawson news. >>> good morning. welcome to reporter's notebook. well, with two days to go and two weeks of early voting behind them, the candidates for the push for d.c. mayor are
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 5:00pm EDT
for him. they spotted a car on the side of the road in manassas. he identified himself as a virginia state trooper. further investigation revealed he is not a trooper and there is now a search warrant for his arrest. the man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend is in custody but his vehicle is still missing. tuesday the montgomery county police say joshua prince fired at least one shot at his ex. that sparked a regional manhunt and he later turned himself into police in pennsylvania. authority have not been able to locate the chevy tahoe. authorities will escort prince back to montgomery county where he is facing attempted murder charges. >>> several attack around the university of maryland campus are prompting authorities to step up the patrols this weekend. prince george's county + say there have been at least five robberies around umd in just the last three week. three students were reportedly beaten and robbed last weekend. the robberies were reported on monday within minutes of each other. the university's police chief that he may form a task force to focus this problem. >>> decision
NBC
Sep 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
bruno, california this week. >>>vfw workers in virginia found a discarded flag that they tracked back to the civil war era. >>> beautiful day today. i think we'llsee another beautiful day tomorrow. some changes in the forecast? i'll show it to you coming up in just a minute. lindsay? >>> the nationals tried to avoid a sixth straight loss in atlanta. the redski motivated after beating the cowboys and the ravens and jets take a hey, ove, i'm gonna need bank. any ideas? capital one bank. they're everywhere. ♪ yeah, you're right! [ horns honking ] hey, there's one right up the street. [ male announce] capital one bank. the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? ove, go long! >>> investigators are still searching for answers about a natural gaspipeline explosion in california. the 50-year-old pipe ruptured in the city of san bruno last thursday. it ignited a fireball that destroyed nearly au50 homes. four people were killed ask more are still missing. agents with the tranortation safety board are investigating th blast. they say they're going to look at the issue o
ABC
Sep 10, 2010 5:00am EDT
pole knocked down there overnight. overnight construction on the beltway in virginia and tysons and the outer loop should be cleared. 95 south, the construction should be cleared out of the way as well. >> thank you. we're following a developing story now from california where one person was killed after an explosion and fire ripped through a neighborhood near san francisco. >> authorities say a ruptured gas line might be to blame for this inferno. all of it took place in the city of san bruno. officials say 53 homes were destroyed and another 120 were damaged. the fire is 50% contained. >> it was like an earthquake and a lot of rattling and the noise was phenomenal. it was so loud. >> at this point, officials don't know how many people were injured or how many are unaccounted for. crews plan to search through the rubble of the burned out homes later today. >> our other top story now, nine years after 9/11, religious tension still running high. at issue, an islamic cultural center near groundo zero and pastor's protest. at this time he has suspended plans to burn the quran. >>
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 5:00am EDT
that are going to continue until, well probably getting picked up about now. 95 northbound in virginia, seeing everybody moving well but the growing volume. back to you in the studio. >>> we're following a developing story out of northern california this morning where a massive fire ball is still burning out of control in the middle of a residential town in san bruno, a neighborhood south of san francisco. the massive explosion and fire ball destroyed more than 50 homes and killed at least one person. fire investigators say it appears to be a natural gas line explosion. dozens of people were injured and many more are still unaccounted for. this morning some neighbors are describing how they escaped the flames. >> i had trouble getting out, i had to -- car was -- i have a car in the driveway but it is burning already. this car was in the garage and able to get in it and i had to lift the garage door manually and jump in and ride out through the fire. and it kind of melted the tail lights a little bit. >> everyone who lives in the immediate area is being evacuated. the cause of the explosion is
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 6:00am EDT
or more daily. now in the district it is 40% of residents. 37% in maryland and under 34% in virginia. when it comes to eating three servings of vegetables a day, 26% of americans do that. dc is still eating pretty healthyful with 32%. maryland just urn 29 an virginia at 30%. so, if you are living in virginia i'm in the district. how are we doing? >> i'm trying. we are moms. always bring a snack just in case. i try to always have fruit in the bag to go but sometimes mcdonald's calls. >> exactly. i wasn't a big fruit and vegetable person as a child but as a parent. >> you try, you try to improve your habits. >> that's all that is important. we try and add a little more. >> got it. >>> up next hear from a woman who uses psychedelic mushrooms as medicine. that's no the kind of veggies we are talking about. >> i saw it as aioliing, breathing entity. >> in three minutes you will also hear from a johns hopkins phd on the benefits of this control technique. it is our focus on maryland's weather and traffic starting with devon lucie. >> no aberrations in the forecast. another beautiful day coming o
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
-class neighborhood in northern virginia, the president came down strongly on the side of middle income americans. >> they should definitely get an extension of the tax cuts that were instituted in 2001/2003. >> reporter: but he was just as adamant about not extending the bush tax cuts for upper incomes. >> to do it we'd have to borrow $700 billion over the course of ten years. and we just can't afford it. >> reporter: under the president's plan, the bush tax cuts would be extended permanently for couples making less than $250,000 a year and for individuals making less than $200,000. what does that mean for the middle-class? those earning between $50,000 and $75,000 would avoid a tax increase of more than $1,100 a year. those between $75,000 and $100,000 would avoid an increase of more than $1,800. but the wealthy would get hard. the 315,000 american households but the wealthy would get hit hard. the 315,000 american households that make more than a million dollars a year would see their tax bills rise on average by more than $100,000. house republican leader john boehner stunned members of both
NBC
Sep 14, 2010 5:00am EDT
5:00 in the morning. 66 at national airport. ral areas of maryland and virginia, many locations upper 50s. near the bay, though, low to mid-60s. in the mountains, upper 50s. over the last 12 hours, a few high clouds drifting north an west. highs reaching the low 80s. 50s tomorrow morning. mostly sunny wednesday, near 80. area of low pressure will give us a small chance of a passing shower thursday night. perhaps into friday morning. weave to dry out a bit with highs near 80. now let's check traffic on this tuesday morning. jerry, how is it looking? >> looking good this morning so far. capital beltway, inner loop and outer loop, top side from american league to bridge doi fine. south side, no woies. getting from an trues air force base to alexandria to i-95 moving along nicely. speaking of the wilson bridge, here's the outer loop, the inner loop. again, moving along with the travel lanes open. >> thank you, jerry. >> today could decide who the next mayor of the district will be. voters will heado the polls in about two hours. fenty is vying for second term but he is facing challe
NBC
Sep 13, 2010 11:00am EDT
, it was in the mid-40s this morning. there now near 70 in much of maryland and west virginia. carolinas now upper 70s to nr 08 there. er the last 12 hours we had the rain we had yesterday move off the atlantic seaboard and some of that lingering moiure this morning condensed and forming that fog. but it has burned off and for the rest of the afternoon should be sunny and mild. highs reach low 80 by midafternoon. a look at the rest of the weekend. that'll be coming up in just a couple minutes, barbara. >> okay, tom. thank you. >>> and we ve a traffic alert for drivers who use the 14th street bridge, a new traffic pattern taking eect today. you can see the entire left shoulder of the bridge is now closed to traffic. you'll be able to get by work zone on the four right lanes. the new pattern has been in place since 5:00 this morning. this is the next phase of the construction. this marks the halfway point in that bridge project. and let's say good morning to a guy who's been gone too long. jerry edwards, welcome home. >> hi, barbara. good to be back. good morning, eryone. speaking of the 14th street bri
FOX
Sep 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
virginia on friday. he may be travelling with the woman in a 2008 silver kia with the tag number 1ewb10. the vehicle is using a doughnut spare tire in place of a missing tire. >>> just hours left for the mayor's office and the candidates are doing everything they can do to get out the votes. but while they shake hands, there is controversy swirling over claims that some early voters were promised gift cards. someone made a hidden camera video making the same allegations. the video was sent to us by a fenty supporter. but right now both candidates say they don't know who was involved and they are not sure how to respond exactly. here is more. >> well, who knows. i mean, we can't afix any responsibility. we can certainly no one in our campaign who has anything to do with any gift cards. and the person who was involved i think on the video said something about non partisan, right? >> it is my understanding the people in the giant parking lot handing out the gift certificates are affiliated with the gray campaign, whether they are paid staff, campaign volunteers, i don't know enough about i
FOX
Sep 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
to the west including portions of maryland and north central virginia. close-in counties here in washington not under the dog fog advisory but you can see from the live shot, we are getting some fog. it will take some sunshine to work the fog out of the picture. by mid- to late morning, we'll start to see sunshine across the area. againly a good-hooking forecast. currently, 64 degrees at reagan national. -- generally, a good-looking forecast. warm than yesterday. rain showers have since departed to the east and it will be a nice couple of days around here with our trend to be lots of sunshine later this afternoon and temperatures in the low 80s. if you are going to the beaches next weekend, we'll talk about that coming up. but that is not for today. >> we see where your head is actually. >> yes, i'm still there. >> understandable. let's check in with julie wright and get a look at traffic. >> not locking so bad. the lane are open if you are traveling down south at the wilson bridge. top stretch. beltway behaving nicely. no incidents reported leaving college park working your way past unive
ABC
Sep 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
of virginia compared to those that have all in it and those that do not. the results were surprising. >> a federal agency is changing a crucial policy on illegal immigrants, apparently in response to a fatal collision in colusa county. partners at wtap radio first reported the story. if cracks the horrible collision -- >> the world book collision killed one sister and injured two other nuns. an illegal immigrant with two drum driving arrests through gasoline -- and drunk driving arrests threw gasoline on an hot topic.g the legislation would call for deportation. alesi previous policy did not previous policy did not call for a hold of the illegal aliens charged. the policy would lock of illegal aliens charged with d y and keep them there through the -- and charged with a d y and keep them there 3 the -- the policy would lock of illegal aliens charged illegaldui and keep them -- charged with a dui and keep them there until they are deported. >> they will most likely keep one charged with a violent offense rather than one charged with drunken driving. >> some students are getting a pat
CBS
Sep 12, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. this is courtesy of david down in stafford, virginia. that was the international space station. if you go to space flight at nasa.gov, you're looking at opportunities to view things in space or something or other, you can see the next couple of days, we can still see the international space station. you're going to have to look lower in the sky. this was 60 degrees up in the sky. so the next two days, it will be at a lower angle. but interesting. thanks to the photograph out there, david. next few days, we are looking for a warmer forecast after we burn off morning fog. near mid 80s, taking us to 84 for tomorrow. keeping it through wednesday, there's a slight chance of rain coming in that we'll get to. overnight tonight as i was just discussing with bruce, we could see the fog, maybe into some of the more lower line areas, areas that normally see the thicker fog -- i don't see widespread dense fog now. we don't have the advisories. i will update things as necessary. you can check at wusa9.com for tonight or tomorrow morning. howard will have the latest tomorrow morning. the fog burns off, lots of
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 4:00am EDT
gathering in northern virginia. >> they should definitely get an extension of the tax cuts that went to 2001-2003. >> reporter: but he says we can't afford to extend tax cuts for families who earn more than $250,000 a year. >> to do it we'd have to borrow $700 billion over -- over the course of ten years. and we just can't afford it. >> reporter: republican leaders say, we can't afford not to. >> no recovery will take place if we impose new taxes on the people we need to create jobs. >> reporter: over the weekend, house republican leader john boehner suggested he might be willing to compromise, and vote for middle-class tax cuts, even if the wealthiest had to pay more. but in a new statement, he toed the party line. republicans are unified, he wrote on twitter, to boost our economy we need to stop all tax hikes and cut spending now. a recent cbs news poll found 56% of americans are in favor of getting rid of tax breaks for the wealthy. a view that seems to favor the president's plan. but some democrats aren't so sure. >> i don't think raising taxes on any income group makes any sense right n
FOX News
Sep 10, 2010 12:00am EDT
considered locks for democrats are moving in the gop's direction. let's look at west virginia. in the race for the seat formerly held by robert byrd republican trails west virginia governor manchin by five points. joining me with reaction to these numbers author of the "new york times" best seller 2010 take back america former clinton adviser dick morris is here. by the way, your book is more relevant than ever because this goes into detail about the races and issues surrounding the campaign. >> we published too early. we should have come out today. because it is a handbook for how you can participate in winning the election. most stores don't have it any more but amazon does and barnes & noble does. >> sean: last week we went through these different senate races. you wrote in your column, you are tired of the conventional wisdom is democrats will keep control of the senate. you are screaming from a rooftop saying whoa no way republicans are going to win the senate too. >> they are. there are four races we won. arkansas, lincoln's 40 behind. delaware, north dakota and indiana. two more, pe
NBC
Sep 14, 2010 5:00am PDT
warning. thank you. >> a possible piece of american history is found in northern virginia. check it out. it's a 35-star american flag. members found it while sorting through a pile of flags. if it is authentic, it would have flown during the civil war. it was approved by congress after west virginia joined the union in 1863. it lasted about two years until nevada joined. >> cool. time now is 5:26. everyone running for the mayor of oakland. we will find out what they will talk about coming up. >> governor schwarzenegger's tour and how he gaut up with fellow californians. >> pg&e is backing a bill that could force to you have to pay for the next disaster. we will have a live report on that plan next. >> i live look outside this morning. enjoy the temperatures. we have that in the coming days because it sounds like rain may be in the forecast. we have a look at the full forecast and your full commute. stay with us. barbara boxer. she fought to get our veterans the first full combat carecalifornia. her after school law's keeping a million kids off the street and out of gangs. and she's figh
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 6:00am EDT
, there's the underground fire being dealt with. 95 northbound in virginia seeing growi growing volume between newington and springfield. >>> we have another traffic alert for you this morning. get ready for more chankds changes on the 14th street bridge next week. >>> icc is almost done. how you can be one of first people to use the highway but america saves on dunkin', america runs on dunkin', with three freshly baked bagel twists for only $3, like our delicious new tomato basil or sweet chocolate chip, so grab three for 3 today. [ ding! ] >>> police at the university of maryland will be stepping up patrols after attacks involving students. three students were beaten and robbed on campus last weekend. those attacks happened as they were waiting for a shuttle bus during the early morning hours. the prince george's county police department and the university are now considering forming a task force to help fight the problem. >>> for the fourth time it year, a metro bus driver is accused of misconduct. kingston is accused of grabbing a woman with cerebral palsy as she escorted her off t
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 4:00pm EDT
guard armory on east capital street. in virginia, the police and fire departments are holding a road dedication. a portion of washington boulevard adjacent to the pentagon will be renamed the 9/11 heroes memorial highway. you can get more information on all of these events by visiting nbcwashington.com. just search 9/11 events. >>> it's feeling a lot like fall out there but we could get some showers this weekend. >> yeah. let's check in with doug kammerer. are we still on for sunday with a little rain? >> we're still on for sunday with a little rain. maybe a little more rain now. that rain may actually last through part of the evening hours. a lot of people don't want to hear that. let's show you what's happening. first off, 75 degrees. that's the current temperature. the humidity around 39%. we have seen a lot of cloud cover across much of the area today. especially from the district up toward the north. right now on live digital doppler, no rain to talk about. it will be dry the rest of the night. it will be dry tomorrow as well. the temperatures out there, a little on the cool sid
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 11:00pm PDT
virginia than into the officer patrol car. fatal crash occurred the night of july 26 2006. here at cambridge and fulton streets. he was in the stolen van with two ovrments he led police on high speed car chase after committing a string of robberies. they wound their way from highway 280 through city streets. impact of the crash turned his police cruiser on to the sidewalk. burke had been on the force 5 years at the time he was stationed at bay view police station. fellow officers were lived when they found out that pat was out on bail in the murder happened. >> i will find out why this piece of garbage was not incarcerated. >>reporter: today dozens of officers packed the courtroom to show their support for their fallen comrade. pat broke down and cried softly after the verdict was read. outside the courtroom officer burke's father spoke of for giveness if since the murder occurred during a robbery, this is a special circumstances case which means that the defendant could get life without parole. sentencing set for next month. 2 others in the van with him that night are awa
FOX News
Sep 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
by suing the federal government over the provisions of the new health care law, virginia attorney general ken kuchnellie predicts his case will end up in the supreme court. >> i hope in about a year and a half to come to a building bout two blocks that way and restore the balance of power between the states and the federal government and to kill the health care bill dead. >> reporter: similar rally was held last year with a much bigger turnout. xplained that many tea party supporters came to the glenn beck rally a few weeks ago and couldn't afford to take the same trip twice, : julie. >> julie: in washington, thank you very much, steve. n.a.t.o. forces in afghanistan break up a terror plot aimed at breaking up next week's election and the province killing a taliban commander and four insurgen. rt intelligence reports say the group was planning to fire rockets on afghan polling places. held captive for more than a year in iran now, another deal on the table that could possibly bring an american woman home. but she leaves behind two american friends, iran refes to release. new informatio
CBS
Sep 26, 2010 7:30am PDT
against gay marriage, florida, indiana, michigan, virginia, and utah. >>> well, from lady gaga to the white house don't ask don't tell has been a hot topic. here to break it down is santa clara university law professor. thanks for joining us. a lot on those topics this week senate democrats couldn't get enough votes even though earlier this month a u.s. district judge ruled the policy was unconstitutional what does that ruling mean for the few which are of don't ask don't tell? >> i think we will find out what that means in the next few weeks. judges asked both sides to tell her how broad the injunction should be. it could mean we have one district judge declare that nationwide the policy has to be stopped or we might decide it has a smaller effect only on the people in the suit. >> legally speaking when you say don't ask don't tell is a policy, is it a law? a policy. >> a federal law enacted that says if you are a military personnel you cannot actively discover the sexual orientation of a member and if you are a member of the military you don't have to reveal or shouldn't reve
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 5:00am PDT
in virginia for examination. the blast killed 8 people and destroyed numerous homes. a fifth person has been charged with posing as a victim of that pipeline explosion in order to get help. 51-year-old daniel stansbury of los altos has pled not guilty to seven charges including identity theft and falsely claiming aid. prosecutors say he went to a resource center for blast victims used a false name and said he lived in the crestmoor neighborhood. he then allegedly accepted more than $2,000 in gift cards. prosecutors also say he spent nine nights in hilton hotels paid for by pg&e. >>> the off again on again execution is now off again and it will be for some time. albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tonight. it would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. but the state supreme court denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for lethal injection. now the state won't be able to execute brown until 2011 because california's supply of lethal injection drugs expires tomorrow. a new supply won't arrive until next year. >>> a bay area mom is
FOX News
Sep 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
't want to purchase. when the same lawsuit was filed in virginia, by the attorney general of virginia, ken keusch cuccinelli, that's been on your show, a federal judge in virginia appointed by a democratic president said when the government tried to dismiss the case, you know what, the attorney general of virginia is right, congress has never done this before, she have a -- they have a very strong argument to say it doesn't have this power, i'm not going to dismiss the indicate -- the case. so the passer in florida, a lawsuit, joined by 19 other states, the federal government doesn't reply with an answer, it replies with an appeal to dismiss the lawsuit so, the judge will only dismiss the lawsuit if there's no legal basis for it whatsoever. there is. martha: will it be let's move on to the next step? >> correct. the next step will then be a legal analysis of the history of the commerce clause and whether the constitution was written to give congress this kind of power. for example, suppose the congress declares that the sun causes skin cancer. that would be a reasonable statement to make.
NBC
Sep 11, 2010 5:30pm PDT
gathered as they have every year in new york, virginia and pennsylvania to honor the 2,752 victims who died. near ground zero, family members read each name of loved ones lost. >> my father. >> reporter: and at times, the public ceremony included personal and emotional tributes. >> we love you and life has not been the same. >> reporter: family members, firefighters and first responders also walked down into the ground zero construction site, carrying photos and laying flowers in the reflecting pool. the day of reflection and remembrance was not overshadowed by the recent controversy over a proposed islamic center near ground zero or threats by a florida pastor to burn copies of the koran if the center was not moved. on the "today" show, pastor terry jones vowed he would not carry out those plans. >> we're not going to go back and do it. it is totally canceled. >> reporter: at the pentagon, president obama alluded to the controversies and emphasized the need for americans to recapture the spirit of unity. >> the highest honor we can pay those we lost indeed, our greatest weapon in this ongo
NBC
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
in suburban northern virginia, where he compared the state of the economy to a bad car accident. >> the country went through a huge trauma. it takes some time to recover. now part of what's holding us back is us needing to go ahead and feel confident about the future. >> reporter: the most immediate debate between the president and republicans in congress is the future of the so-called bush tax cuts set to expire this year. the president wants to extend the tax cuts just for families he calls middle class, those who make less than $250,000. republicans want to extend all the tax cuts, including those for high-income earners. on sunday, republican john boehner, the man who could be next speaker of the house, wavered. >> if the only option i have is to vote for some of those tax reductions, i'll vote for them. >> reporter: the white house eagerly responded. >> it sounded to us yesterday like there was a willingness by congressman boehner to go to the president's position of keeping middle class tax relief in place. >> reporter: behind the scenes, the real motivation of the white h
ABC
Sep 14, 2010 4:30am PDT
with the murder of a virginia man will return to court for a month and a half for another hearing. they entered not guilty pleas yesterday to charges they shot and killed 45-year-old man during a robbery in july. he was in the bay area for a job interview at google. another pick of him here. the two are charged with murder and robbery. police say the couple took $17 during the robbery. >>> petaluma woman was passed out from tequila while her toddler got out of the house. they found the barefoot girl a mile from home. they have uncovered information not included in the initial police report about the mother, 23-year-old that led them to drop the charges against her. >> it appears that an armed robbery in vallejo this month may have been an inside job. two male employees of the park are under arrest. they found a lot of cash in their homes linking them to the robbery. >> the sound of disaster. >>> radio calls of san bruno's first responders had a water shortage and faulty information. >> plus, the family of an imprisoned u.c. berkeley graduate what they are saying you want some fiber one honey cl
ABC
Sep 15, 2010 11:00am PDT
. >> now, oprah returns to williamson, west virginia. oprah: do you feel in any way, that you owe that family an apology? >> next "oprah." % >> today on oprah at 4:00, returning to a town that erupted with fear when a patient jumped into a pool 20 years ago. repairless that never took place. a utility watchdog group is out with serious charges. that story and more coming up at 5:00. >> twitter users may notice a big change designed to make it easier to check out photos and video. >> two panes, the left side with familiar time line with tweets you follow, the right side photos, maps and user profile. twitter hopes you'll spend more time on the site with these changes. hasn't happened yet. >> but we'll see. thanks for "know the species, know the stain." lanolin-free coat, i know it's an alpaca. walks in here, looks says "hey look, it's a llama!" cleaning the stain like he would a llama stain. time he's wasting. ♪ call 1-800-steemer ring ring. progresso. everyday i eat your soups , i save a lot of money. that's great. so, your delicious rich and hearty soups have made
ABC
Sep 22, 2010 11:00am PDT
a backyard event at a virginia home, there to reintroduce and generate support for the affordable care act, a bill he signed six months ago. the law which officially effect tomorrow allows young adults to stay on their parents' insurance up to the age of 26. insurance companies can no longer drop people when they get sick unless it's a case of fraud. insurers must cover presenttive services such as mammograms and col colon -- colonoscopies. insures can no longer deny coverage for children with preexisting conditions. >> all these things are designed not to have government more involved in healthcare, they're designed to make sure that you have basic protection in your interactions with your insurance company, that you're getting what you pay for. >> one provision in the new law has major insurance companies in california taking drastic measures. anthem blue cross and aetna say they have decided to stop selling children-only policies rather than comply with the law which bars them from rejecting youngster aware preexisting conditions. published reports say that could affect nearly 80,000 ch
KOFY
Sep 16, 2010 11:30am PDT
in ashburn, virginia. here the investigators say they plan to reassemble the pieces and te the components in an effort to unrstand exactly what led to last week's explosion and fire. the ntsb said a final report on that blast could take a to complete. and you can find fire dispatch audio recordings from the night the fire brokeout as well as resources for residents and infmation on how to help. on our website at abc7news.com. well, students at an elementary school in san bruno are being sent home for the day after reports of a gas smell in the school rattled a lot of nerves. police and firefighte chose to evacuate the childr after getting the first report of a gas smell this morning. pg&e investigators now belie the smell was the result of a heater being turned on after not having been used for a while. students moved off to miles drive where parents are arriving to pick them up antake them home. >> the danger has just ended at a prestigious hospital in baltore, maryland. a gunman who shot a doctor at johns hopkins hospital has just been shot and killed by police. all the developments fro
KOFY
Sep 22, 2010 11:30am PDT
event at a virginia home, there to reintroduce and generate support for the affordable care act, a bill he signed six months ago. the law which officially effect tomorrow allows young adults to stay on their parents' insurance up to the age of 26. insurance companies an no long drop people when they get sick unless it's a case of fraud. insurers must cover presenttive services such as mammograms and col colon colonoscopies. insures can no longer deny coverage for children with preexisting conditions. >> all these things are design not to have government more involved in healthcare, theyre designed to make sure that you have basic protection in your interactions with your insurance company, that you're gettg what you pay for. >> one provision in the new law has major insurance companies in california taking drast measures. anthem blue cros and aetna say theyave decided to stop selling children-only policies rather tan comply with the law which bars them from rejecting youngster aware preexisting conditions. published reports say that could affect nearly 80,000 children in california cur
KOFY
Sep 23, 2010 11:30am PDT
's healthcare plans. revealed their pledge to america at a virginia lumberyard. the document will guide them shou they gain a majority of seats in the upcoming midterm elections. >> in order to create jobs, we need to end the uncertainty for job creators and the spending spree in washington. refm congress itself. >> democats dismissed the gop plan as recycled ideas that would make the nation's problems even worse presint obama delivered a major speech of his own today addressing the u.n. general assembly. he urged world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism and press towards middle east peace. the president's challenge weeks after he helped relaunch peace talks between the israes and the palestinians. >> if an agreement is not reached, palestinians wi never know the pridend dignity that comes with their own state. israelis willever know the certainty and serity that comes with sovereign and stable neighbs who are committed to coexist. >> on other topics, mr. obama called on iran to impre its intent on nuclear program. the goal of turning ove control to the afghan government be
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 12:00pm PDT
in november. they gathered around a table at a hardware store in suburban virginia to unveil their 21 page pledge to america. they say they will use this as a guide if they gain a majority of seats in the midterm elections. critics say it's a return to failed economic policies that led to the economic crisis and will do nothing to create jobs or eliminate the deficit. this is a partial list of the republican agenda. to repeal health care reforms, to extend tax cuts for the rich and slash government spending. to end the stimulus program which officially ends on october 8th. and also include a promise to promote traditional marriage and oppose abortion. significant changes to the health care system kick in today after the reform bill was narrowly approved in congress last spring. ktvu has details on what these changes mean to some people here in the bay area. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. children and people with lifetime illnesses. this program sees dozens of diabetics each day. some are on other forms of insurance. those having private insurance will no longer have a lifetim
FOX
Sep 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT
, idaho, indiana, louisiana, michigan, south carolina, utah and virginia. >> fears of a bomb prompt a plane to make a emergency landing. where it landed and why authorities believe it was in danger. >> why a poll says many americans disappointed with health care reform legislation. . >> the first weekend of fall and it felt like summer. will sunday continue the trend of warmer weather? will that sea breeze and fog make it back? . >>> in sweden a plane made an emergency landing after a tip that a passenger was allegedly carrying explosives. 273 people were evacuated and the plane searched. the male passenger was released after searchers found in explosives. police say the caller who may have had a grudge against the man may face charges of making a false report. >>> in haiti a sudden powerful system blew through the capitol. the weather is blamed for five deaths and hundreds of injuries. more than a million are still in tent cities after january's 7.0 quake. rebuilding is slow because pledges of aid have stalled. >> officials launches last minute efforts to prevent peace talks col
KRON
Sep 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
ç to killing his girlfriend, and her friends. and he was arrested last year in virginia. 21 from castro valley was sentenced to life in prison. part of the plea deal to avoid the death penalty. his " psycho sam " wasçw3t([çs entertainment name. armed with violent lyrics. >> and this was an arrest was made in newark when he authorities say that he isn't a convicted sex offender-new york and he is wanted of thei] killig çççof 23 year-old pr$y=1gor from north carolina. the body was found in a self storage unit on sunday. >> a look outside with walnut creek it is slowçç going in bh directions. with danville, and it has been a very light commute. it will remain that way and we will be right back. but what really happened? cnn -- not me -- cnn says his assertion about his tax record was "just plain wrong." jerry brown went out there and took credit for the fact that the people of california voted for proposition 13, which lowered taxes, which he opposed. and now he's going around taking credit for it. he raised taxes as governor of california. he had a surplus when he took office and
KRON
Sep 24, 2010 4:00pm PDT
in by the community. back in july the murder and a virginia man in town of line for a tropical go. oakland police arrested these two suspects following this video been released to the public. as for why people are suddenly more willing to help police one cop told me people here are fed up with all the crime in the city. in oakland kron 4 news. >> a live look outside of friday traffic in the golden gate bridge in boy look at this back up in both directions. traffic headed towards marin county moving slow but look at the back of heading into san francisco all real slow move there if you're heading out of the house keep this in mind. we'll be right back much more news ahead. xç ÑÑçç petrov stood a huge offering. is now the time to buy. >> it's the brazilian exxon is the best way to explain it. by doing in offering their basically brought shares to the people and saying we $1 billion taxi from own part of our oil company. they really ask for a lot of money at a very premium price at most offerings that's a good price to get inaccurate investment bankers are looking around saying how much we thin
FOX
Sep 13, 2010 5:00am EDT
%ndcuffs and ran off he fled the city and might be head toward washington or west virginia. he ii traveling in silver kia with a doughnnt tire. iff ou have information about palmer, you are asked to call 9 911. >>> tomorrow is primary day in maryland and the man looking to unseat state attorney patricia jessamy wins a major endorsement. the baltimore sun is backing gregg bernstein. bernstein spent sunday3 camppigninggdoor to door. they say that the state from new ideas and newlbenefit leadership. patricia jessamy has held the position for 15 years. >> we were gratified by the sun endorsement. -fter 15 years although miss jessamy is a nice person, the office has stagnatee and the level of conviction is very loo and it's time tt stop the reinvolving door and it's time to try to prosecutor more effectively. >>> on monday, patricia jessamyú ministerial alliance. they had no comment on the endorsement. >>>>just o to foxbaltimore.com/vote 2010. >>> pge crews hope to have power resoared to all of little italy after underground electrical fire left much of the neighborhood in darr. it happened at
ABC
Sep 13, 2010 4:00am EDT
, virginia, where he will meet with a local family in their home before hosting a discussion on the economy with families from the area. >>> ntsb investigators are set to begin reconstructing a natural gas pipeline that exploded into that giant deadly fireball which leveled an entire neighborhood in san bruno, california. >>> fire crews in colorado are battling a second wildfire in the foothills. at least one home in loveland has been destroyed and others are threatened. >>> and television history will be made today as oprah winfrey begins her 25th year on the air. we know that the queen will dance on stage with actor john travolta. >> she'll be keeping busy, january 1st, own, oprah winfrey network launches. >>> from ground zero. retrieved from the ashes and about to regaining its place. ♪ [ male announcer ] ever have morning pain slow you down? ♪ introducing bayer am, an extra strength pain reliever with alertness aid, specially formulated to fight morning pain and fatigue. ♪ so get up and get goin'! with new bayer am. the morning pain reliever. when allergies make them itch, don't w
CNN
Sep 11, 2010 12:00pm EDT
to the plaza. these are trees llthat were partially grown in new york, i new jersey a pennsylvania and virginia, all locations with ties to what happened on 9/11. of course, this memorial will be built -- will be opened one year from today,n thene xton anniversary, and everyone is looking forward to that. people here w are leaving the ceremony are filled with emotion. many of them describe it as being very powerful each year, many family members tell us fewer and fewer families attend, but those who do sayhey do because they feel a need to be here. for others, it is far too painful an experience to repeat. but it is for many people here a ceremony that they would not want to miss in particula this year being no different. so once again, an interesting day to be sure to be a part of all this w we have a lot ahead us, fred, as you know. >> a lot of this in great contrast. apparently there will be some protests as well as demonstrations, those for and those against the islamic center that is proposed to be built just a few blocks away. a you'll be attending and covering those events as well, right
CNN
Sep 11, 2010 8:00pm EDT
is smart and privileged. he preached at a mosque in virginia. >> young, handsome, california. has the benefit of english without an accent. he is technically an arab. what better m? >> reporter: the imam doesn'tag agree but it was at his mosque he met two of the 9/11 bombers. what's on everyone's mind is what influence he may have had a young nigerian here or in yemen.c nic robertson, cnn, london. >>> cnn's nic robertson and fran townsend under president bush will join m for the entire hour to discuss how bin laden's messe has turned viral. but first the question now whether the u.s. in some way is elevating the status of him and whether he's helping to recruit new terrorists. >> i think many authorities in yemen believe that we elevate him further if we actually do kill him. >> the potential making of a rtmayr when we come back. introducing the samsung fascinate powered by verizon. super amoled screen. six-ax 3d gaming and access to thousands of free apps. all in one ultra-thin package. you want it, we got it. the samsung fascinate. only at verizon. ♪ [ female announcer ] good
KICU
Sep 13, 2010 11:30pm PDT
a business license. >>> president obama made a point to visit to the home district of a virginia congressman today to make some points about the economy and the upcoming election. with that in mind, the president visited the fairfax, virginia home of a family hit home by the economicdown turn. the congressman there is in a tough reelection fight. mr.obama said the stimulus plan helped to stop the economic free fall but admitted there's more work to be done. >>> wall street had global economic news and started a week with a rally. the stocks posted their eighth gain in nine trading days. investors responded to word that china says it's economy remains robust. the dow jones gained 81 points. the nasdaq picked up 43. >>> a new survey of credit scores indicates californians have reduced their credit card debt but at the same time their credit ratings have gone down as well. san francisco base credit karma said today that credit card debt is down 6% for california consumers since the start of the year, but credit scores are down by an average of two points in that same time period. nationally, th
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2010 2:00pm EDT
donald of virginia. he said that no later than a week before she's scheduled to be killed, which is september 23rd, he will decide whether he's going to be granting her clemency but we're not sure what his decision is going to be on that. >> back to teresa and her mental capacity, she was tested and tell me a little bit more about what those tests revealed about her mental disability. >> she took two iq tests. one she scored a 73 and the other a 70. 70 and below is considered legally mentally disabled. she was ruled borderline functioning, the stage above intellectually disabled and therefore she can still be legally sentenced to death although it's very controversial. >> and the plot that she was convicted of was said to be because of insurance money, $250,000. but then you have this note that rotney fuller wrote before he committed suicide. from your report, that's not admissible. explain why. >> it is inadmissible because there's a limit to the kind of evidence that you can present before an appeals court after a sentence like this has already been handed down. and i spoke with ms. lewis' defen
FOX
Sep 13, 2010 10:00pm PDT
to visit to the home district of a virginia congressman today to make some points about the economy and the upcoming election. with that in mind, the president visited the fairfax, virginia home of a family hit home by the economicdown turn. the congressman there is in a tough reelection fight. mr.obama said the stimulus plan helped to stop the economic free fall but admitted there's more work to be done. >>> wall street had global economic news and started a week with a rally. the stocks posted their eighth gain in nine trading days. investors responded to word that china says it's economy remains robust. the dow jones gained 81 points. the nasdaq picked up 43. >>> a new survey of credit scores indicates californians have reduced their credit card debt but at the same time their credit ratings have gone down as well. san francisco base credit karma said today that credit card debt is down 6% for california consumers since the start of the year, but credit scores are down by an average of two points in that same time period. nationally, the average debt on credit card was more than
FOX
Sep 10, 2010 5:00am EDT
in the 50s. baltimore, 58 degrees. frederick, maryland, 59 degrees. manassas, virginia, 55. 56degrees in fredericksburg. here is a look at the satellite- radar. then we'll he show you what is happening out west. this is a radar image. no satellite. couple of clouds moving through. nothing in the way of precipitation for us. it will be late saturday night in the first part of sunday when we finally get some precipitation coming in. you can see the a precipitation tea creasing from what we've seen over the central and southern plains as it make its way eastward. we could use the rain but we will not get flood flooding rains or anything like that like they saw in the plains. nothing like that headed our way. forecast for washington for had you had looks like this. 78degrees for your high. lots of sunshine, not bad. tomorrow, high near 80. sunny, i think tomorrow will be beautiful, i great weekend day. a chance of rain i would say after midnight saturday night into the first half of sunday until about noon, 1:00, 2:00, then we think the showers wrap up. should be dry. you will need a towe
FOX
Sep 10, 2010 5:00pm EDT
the city here and that is why i say the farther south you have been today, certainly to central virginia and southern virginia, it's been almost perfect out there with temperatures in the 80s and notice what is taking place back out to the west and we're beginning to see some clouds and rain and this is some of the leftover moisture and brought all the wet weather and the flooding and tornados to texas and oklahoma. that has come on up and there is not as much moisture to deal with as what has been in place for texas and that is still there. both will team up and that looks like we're going to be in for a descent chance of getting widespread showers and a few thunderstorms. not tomorrow, though and this is at five:00. there is going to be an increase in clouds and at 2:00, you will notice the high clouds thickening up and as we go through time, this is sunday morning and showers, even the possibility of a few rumbles of thunder in here and there is nothing severe. that will move through. at 1:00 on saturday, some of this is still hanging back. i'm not expecting a drier afternoon, and at
CNN
Sep 13, 2010 1:00pm EDT
from a backyard in irfax, virginia. somebody's backyard. ro the topic of help for small business. small business is the growth engine ofco jobs in this countr. do they get eleaf? in the meantime, seniorhite house correspondent ed henry joins me to talk about taxes, politics, a stubborn economy and an election. ed? >> reporter: rig. as you lay that out, the new development here this morning, this afternoon is that this white house feels that over th weekend it sort of was a boehner blink if you will. the house republican leader sort of shifted his position. he was on cbs yesterday and was basically saying th he could support just moving forward on extending the bush taxuts for the middle class. as you just defined. individuals making $200,000 or less per year. families makes $250,000 oress we are year nap is the. obama position. remember, the president on friday gave republican as push at that news conference here at the white house and basically the middle class hostage. go forward with extending the middle class tax cuts and forget about the tax cuts for the rich. the republicans, lik
CNN
Sep 15, 2010 1:00pm EDT
're right. i'm about 20 miles outside of washington, d.c. right now. virginia, a democratic state in 2008. president obama took it back, however, in 2009, t.j., we saw republicans take back the governorship. republicans are hoping to pick up a couple seats in this state in their quest for at least 39 seats. the number, t.j., that they need to take back the house of representatives. you're right i got to spend about a half hour with republican national committee chairman michael steele, t.j., as we grove out here, very interesting things to say to me. >> we have watched as this government has ignored the people. and has acted in a way in which they have dismissed, they have name called, and they have just put out of their minds what's important. what's important to america. well, guess what? we take the country back by firing pelosi. we take the country back by retiring harry reid. >> reporter: there you go. there's michael steele in washington, d.c. right before he left to head into virginia, t.j. let me tell you, a couple things he had to say to me on the way out here to fairfax, 20 mime
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